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Throw Open the Doors: The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

[FCTC] is a closed long as the sole strategy is supply and demand reduction and the dominant tactic is to use exclusion to silence debate, little progress will be evident. These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Conven
added Oct 22, 2016 19:35

Smoking is Bad for You by Anton Chekhov

What an extremely funny depiction of a long suffering husband. How patient he is. This play has always helped me to better comprehend Chekhov's basic state of mind--which is brilliant and human.
added Oct 19, 2016 16:06

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02

[Europe] The New Intellectual Property of Health / Beyond Plain Packaging

This book discusses how to balance the legitimate interests of governments to promote human health and the protection and enforcement of IP rights. It also further explores how to amend IP regimes with a view to encouraging companies to produce and market
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Oct 8, 2016 19:28

[UK] The best PM that Britain never had: Amid a sea of plastic politicians, Ken Clarke stands out as a man who put his principles before power - as his all too human memoir reveals, says DOMINIC SANDBROOK

pocketing a handsome sum in return for taking part-time jobs with the medical firm Unichem and, most infamously, British American Tobacco. Later, understandably, Mr Clarke came in for considerable flak for accepting the tobacco giant’s money. But there is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:14
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Three Dazzling New Picture Books Create Strange but Believable Worlds Children’s Books

In “Du Iz Tak?,” ...Carson Ellis has created a fantastic microcosm... (not to mention pipe-smoking roly-polies).
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2016 20:55

Review: Nell Zink’s ‘Nicotine’ Is Hard to Put Down, Despite Its Unruly Plot Books of The Times

This book’s title, “Nicotine,” refers to a house in a rundown section of New Jersey that’s been occupied by friendly anarchist squatters. They’re all smokers, or chewers, or (God help us) vapers. They’ve banded together because they’re sick of being ostr
New York Times
added Oct 5, 2016 02:02

[Australia] JOHNS: Throw open the doors

[FCTC] is a closed shop. It suffers strategic and resource weaknesses. The result is more harm to tobacco consumers than would otherwise be the case...These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Convention to all interested partie
Australian Institute for Progress (au)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:15

[Africa, South Africa] Former taxmen lay bare SA's industrial sabotage

A cache of stored electronic data shows how the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies.... Van Loggerenberg and former Sars spokesman Adrian Lackay have thrown a spotlight on complicity betw
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26

A Double Dose of ‘Nicotine’ on the Horizon

a publisher issued a press release praising the power of a new book, “Nicotine.” Two minutes later, another publisher issued a press release praising the power of a new book, “Nicotine.” It wasn’t a mistake—and it wasn’t the same book.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Aug 31, 2016 16:57
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